yep yep. I twas actually my camera that did it, and all together I have extra money for Christmas, and money to buy some vintage copper, to boot!
They look the Business!!! I'd be interested to hear how they stack up against the Heijis, nice tall bevels, should cut like a dream!
There are many people who claim to be good cooks; just as there are many people who, after having repainted the garden gate take themselves to be painters.
Damn!!! I was eyeing those, but I'll have to remain in control. They are beauties.
I also bought a Yamawaku 270mm yanagiba. Been missing having a yanagi (sold my Yoshihiro 300 a few months back), and this seemed a no brainer. If I like it, I'll swap the handle and make a sheath, I'm sure.